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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SJ-16
Corporate Name: E. P. Gibson
Local Name:
Owner Name: E. P. Gibson
Location: Probably near Coldspring
County: San Jacinto
Years in Operation: 3 years
Start Year: 1949
End Year: 1951
Decades: 1940-1949,1950-1959
Period of Operation: 1949 to 1951
Town: Near Coldspring
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Rough lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Possibly a circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: T. J. Moss Tie Co. carried a mortgage for E. P. Gibson in June, 1949, which was paid off at Coldspring on January 2, 1951. Gibson had put his “complete sawmill equipment” as collateral.
Research Date: MCJ 02-23-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson